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Thirty Years of Diabetes Advancements
Posted: Thursday, January 02, 2014
It has been 30 years since today's standard of care was introduced.

Losing sight
Posted: Wednesday, January 02, 2013
A study finds more Americans of working age are losing ability to see.

An Eye On Sight
Posted: Thursday, July 28, 2011
About 14 million people ages 12 and older have vision problems. Although 80 percent of these problems can be corrected with glasses, that still leaves a lot of Americans with more serious problems in sight.

Sleeping Difficulties Increase Risk of Eye Disease in People with Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2011
People with Type 2 diabetes who have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are more at risk of losing their sight due to severe retinopathy, as well as foot problems and possible amputation because of neuropathy.

Revised Hyperglycemia Levels Predict Retinopathy in Diabetic Patients
Posted: Saturday, March 26, 2011
"It is proposed that, thresholds of 108 mg/dL for FPG and concentration of 6% for [HbA1c] level could be used to define those who are at risk of retinopathy," study researchers said.

Glycemic Levels Predict Risk of Retinopathy
Posted: Sunday, February 27, 2011
Both short- and long-term measures of blood glucose can be used to predict the risk of retinopathy.

Study Reveals How Omega 3's Work in Preventing Several Forms of Blindness
Posted: Sunday, February 20, 2011
A follow-up study from Children's Hospital Boston, now reveals exactly how omega-3's provide protection, and provides reassurance that widely used COX-inhibiting drugs like aspirin and NSAIDs don't negate their benefit.

Why Some Diabetes Patients Escape Complications
Posted: Saturday, January 29, 2011
Much research has been carried out on why diabetes patients develop complications. Now researchers are asking the question the other way around. They want to know why some diabetic patients do not develop complications. What is it that protects them?

CDC: Diabetes Cases Could Triple by 2050
Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2010
Older, more diverse population and longer lifespans contribute to increase.

Fifty Years with Diabetes and No Retinopathy
Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2010
Many long-term survivors with diabetes show little or no progression of retinopathy after a certain point, and this resistance apparently has nothing to do with glycemic control, a researcher found.

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